Postdoctoral Fellow – Mathematical Oncology and Cellular Immunotherapy
- H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
- Location: Tampa, FL
- Job Number: 7068611 (Ref #: hlj_26773)
- Posting Date: Aug 6, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Evolutionary Dynamics group, headed by Dr. Philipp Altrock, in the Department of Integrated Mathematical Oncology, is seeking to hire a postdoctoral fellow to complement an interdisciplinary research team at Moffitt. Our projects offer unique opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations at the forefront of finding new cancer cures. We currently work on single-cell methods to characterize and model cancer progression, on tumor ecology, and on models of cellular immunotherapy—all based on clinical data. To learn more visit - http://labpages2.moffitt.org/altrock.
- Perform basic and applied research, applying mathematical, statistical and computational methods to cancer biology and clinical data.
- Advance the toolbox of mathematical oncology, quantitative medicine and epidemiology.
- Establish and strengthen collaboration in a multidisciplinary research setting to improve predictive models for patient specific cancer detection and treatment.
The Ideal Candidate:
- Experience in team science, work in interdisciplinary contexts.
- Proven ability of independent research (via publications).
- Strong communication skills (national/international research presentations/posters).
- Mastery of at least one high-level (scientific) programming language (C, R, Mathematica, matlab, Julia, python).
- Ability and desitre to interact and collaborate with clinician scientists.
- Communicate clearly and openly, present research results on local and national platforms.
- Perform independent research.
- Meet with team leader and members frequently.
- Build relationships across research disciplines to promote a collaborative research environment.
Credentials and Qualifications:
- PhD degree PhD in mathematics, computer science or physics with an interest in biology and medicine, or in biology or bioengineering with a focus in quantitative modeling.
- One first author paper.
- Experience with scientific programming, data analyses and data visualization.
- Experience in applying mathematical modeling applied to biological and/or clinical questions, or similarly applied scientific contexts.
Our Department of Integrated Mathematical Oncology (IMO) consists of 8 internationally renowned cancer researchers and mathematical modelers. The focus of all IMO research groups is to apply physical, mathematical and computational principles to cancer biology, to decipher mechanisms of tumor growth, treatment and progression. To learn more: Moffitt IMO Department.
If you have the vision, passion, and dedication to contribute to our mission,
then we have a place for you.
How to Apply: Interested applicants should include a single PDF file that includes a cover letter summarizing their research training and accomplishments, a personal statement of scientific interests and goals, current CV with recent publications, and contact information for three references for Dr. Philipp Altrock to review, Philipp.Altrock@Moffitt.org.
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